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Falher council  approves code of conduct bylaw

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their meeting on Oct. 5, the council for the Town of Falher gave all three readings to a code of conduct bylaw. The bylaw falls under the provincial Municipal Government Act, for councillors to…
M.D. council approves the 2018 Equalized Assessment

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their meeting on Oct. 11, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved the 2018 Equalized Assessment in the amount of $537,649,241.   Letters of support Council approved a letter of…
GPV hosts all-candidates forum, student election

Mac Olsen Express Staff Municipal elections took place throughout Alberta this past Monday, and local junior and senior high students had an opportunity to participate in this civic process, in a simulated election. “We know our next generation will be…
Donald Gosselin seeks third term on M.D. council

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Four priorities stand out for Donald Gosselin in his re-election bid for the M.D. council: the Smoky River Water Co-op, gravelling roads, upgrading approaches for farmers’ fields and water drainage. “We have quite a few…
Michele Fournier returns to role as Mayor of McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Having served as Mayor from 2004 to 2007, Michele Fournier is certainly not new to the Town of McLennan Council. Fournier, who will be acclaimed Mayor of McLennan again on October 23, says she was…
Marie Anne Jones new member of McLennan Town Council

Tom Henihan Express Staff Marie Anne Jones, educational assistant and librarian at Ecole Providence is a new member of McLennan Council. “I had been thinking about it for a long time and finally just figured it’s time to do it,”…